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Peter Franzén


Peter Franzén is one of most respected Finnish actors of all time. His first big supporting role was in A Summer by the River (1998), which turned out to be the biggest hit of the year. In Jussi Awards, known as Finnish Oscars, Franzén was awarded for Best Supporting Actor of the year. For Best Lead he was nominated the very next year. War film ... See full bio »

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 2015 The Gunman (post-production)
Reiniger
 2013 Above Dark Waters
Kake
 2013 Heart of a Lion
Teppo
 2013 Open Up to Me
Sami
 2012 Purge
Hans Pekk
 2012 Road North
Pertti Paakku
 2012 Vares: The Path of the Righteous Men
Taisto Raappana
 2011 Body of Water
Elias
 2010 Princess
Saastamoinen
 2009 True Blood (TV Series)
Hrolf
- Never Let Me Go (2009) ... Hrolf (as Peter Franzen)
 2009 Rally On!
Suko
 2009 Hellsinki
Krisu
 2007 Red Is the Color of
David Stellar
 2007 The Matriarch
Laszlo
 2007 Cleaner
Police Officer Bronson
 2007 Alibi
Rod Bryant
 2006 Isabella (TV Mini-Series)
Andreas
 2006 Mystery of the Wolf
Antero Venesmaa
 2006 Studio Impossible (TV Series)
Various Characters
- Episode #1.15 (2006) ... Various Characters
- Episode #1.14 (2006) ... Various Characters
- Episode #1.13 (2006) ... Various Characters
- Episode #1.12 (2006) ... Various Characters
- Episode #1.11 (2006) ... Various Characters
 2006 Babas bilar
Pekka Kukka
 2006 Matti: Hell Is for Heroes
Nick Nevada
 2004 CSI: Miami (TV Series)
Ivan Radu
- Legal (2004) ... Ivan Radu (as Peter Frazén)
 2004 Popular Music
Narrator (Finnish)
 2004 Set Point
Harri
 2004 Guarded Secrets
Alex
 2004 Dog Nail Clipper
Mertsi Arhippa Vepsäläinen
 2004 The Threat
Magnus
 2004 Honey Baby
Waiter
 2003 At Point Blank
Juha / Jarkko
 2003 Irtiottoja (TV Series)
 2003 Bad Boys
Otto Takkunen
 2002 Names Engraved in Marble
Sulo Kallio
 2002 Rölli ja metsänhenki (Video Game)
Lakeija (voice)
 2002 Lovers & Leavers
Marko
 2001 Jewel of the Sahara (Video short)
Young Francois Renard
 2001 On the Road to Emmaus
Mankka-Arvi
 2001 Kites Over Helsinki
Sammy Ceder
 2001 V.I.P. (TV Series)
Nazi
- Val's Big Bang (2001) ... Nazi
 2000 Mustan kissan kuja (TV Series)
A-P Nyberg
 2000 Susi rajalla (TV Series)
Aki-Petteri Nyberg
 2000 Bad Luck Love
Reino (uncredited)
 2000 Badding
Ossi
 2000 True Love Waits (Short)
Markku
 1999 Itsenäisyyden ilta (TV Movie)
 1999 Jakkulista feministi (TV Movie)
Kundi, Ari
 1999 The Wild Thornberrys (TV Series)
Guard
- On the Right Track (1999) ... Guard (voice)
 1999 Rikos ja rakkaus
Konstaapeli Jussi Rosenström
 1999 Ambush
Lieutenant Eero Perkola
 1998 Asphalto (Short)
Mies
 1998 Train Birds
Lako's Lover
 1998 A Summer by the River
Kottarainen
 1997 Jäänmurtaja
Huutaja
 1997 Verisiskot (TV Series)
 1997 Good Deeds
Risto Kivi
 1997 Outo tehtävä (TV Movie)
Jeremias
 1997 Ikuinen viesti (Short)
 1997 Ota ja omista (TV Series)
Mika
- Ihana nuori mies (1997) ... Mika
 1997 Sisämaalainen (Short)
Jari
 1996 Maigret (TV Series)
Leo Liikanen
- Maigret en Finlande (1996) ... Leo Liikanen
 1996 Tie naisen sydämeen
Kauko Kinnunen
 1995 Bittersweet
Ile
 1994 Puukoi (TV Series)
Various Characters
 1994 Kissan kuolema
Saku
 1993 Matokuningas
Iiro
 1992 The Other Side (Short)
The night guard
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Was the voice of Kocoum in the Finnish version of Disney's Pocahontas (1995). See more »

Alternate Names:

Peter Franzen | Peter Frazén

Height:

5' 9¼" (1.76 m)
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Trivia:

Served Finnish army as a sniper. See more »

Nickname:

Pete

Star Sign:

Leo

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